Roles of Fishing Ports in Local Areas of Japan

by Toshio Sato, Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing, Port Dep, Tokyo, Japan,
Koji Mitsuhashi, Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing, Port Dep, Tokyo, Japan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '85

Abstract: In Japan, the utilization of the sea especially in coastal zone has been increased and this tendency will continue in future, because activities on the coastal zone in local areas will be accelerated by the government's promotion measures like a series of fish culture development measures adding to the private sector's activities. A fishing port is expected to change itself into a multi-purpose center which can satisfy the variety of requirements.

Subject Headings: Water-based recreation | Ports and harbors | Coastal environment | Fish management | Private sector | Seas and oceans | Local government | Japan | Asia

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